Our website is set to allow the use of cookies. For more information and to change settings click here. If you are happy with cookies please click "Continue" or simply continue browsing. Continue.

Family Law

The leading authority on all aspects of family law

19 SEP 2011

Reforming care proceedings - time for a review [2007] CFLQ 411

Judith Masson

Professor

Between 2004 and 2007 three separate bodies undertook reviews relating to care proceedings with the aim of reducing delays and/or cutting costs. These were: the Judicial Review Team appointed by the President of the Family Division to review the Protocol of Judicial Case Management in Public Law Children Act cases; the joint Department for Education and Skills and Department of Constitutional Affairs review of the care proceedings system; and Lord Carter's review of legal aid procurement and the Legal Services Commission's consultation which followed it. This article outlines the limited evidence base available to these reviews and discusses the approaches they took to identifying problems and devising solutions. 

Cohabitation

Cohabitation

Law, Practice and Precedents

This work provides commentary, checklists, procedural guides and precedents on the subject in a...

Financial Remedies Handbook

Financial Remedies Handbook

Formerly entitled the Ancillary Relief Handbook this is the first resort for thousands of...

Available in Lexis®Library